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  • Common Core alignment to "Reading: Literature and Subject-related Content" is to 3 key phrases:
    "Particular Topic", "Grade Relevant Text and Subject Area" and "Context".
  • CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    Particular Topic= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 4.6. 5.6, 6.6, 7.6, 8.6, 9-10.6, 11-12.6
    Grade & Subject-Relevant Text/Area= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers:
    (Reading: Informational Text) RI.2.4, RI.3.4, RI.4.4. RI.5.4, RI.6.4, RI.7.4, RI.8.4, RI.9-10.4, RI.11-12.4
    (Reading: Literature) RL.2.4, RL.3.4, RL.4.4. RL.5.4, RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4
    Context= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4a, 3.4a, 4.4a, 5.4a, 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a, 9-10.4a, 11-12.4a

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    Football Vocabulary Word List (310)
    A)Ability, Accuracy, Admiration, Advantage, AFL, Aggressive, All-star, Announcer, Appearance, Athlete, Attendance, Audible, Autographs, Average, Avoid, Awards, Awesome
    B)Backfield, Balance, Beaten, Blindside, Blockers, Boost, Bowls, Broadcast, Brutal
    C)Call, Carrier, Catches, Caution, Center, Champion, Charisma, Cheers, Clipping, Coach, Collegiate, Commercials, Competition, Conditioning, Conference, Conference, Confidence, Confrontation, Consecutive, Contract, Cornerback, Courageous, Cowhide, Crossbar, Crowd, Crush
    D)Dangerous, Daunting, Decision, Dedication, Defeat, Defensive, Delay of game, Diagram, Direction, Disastrous, Discipline, Dispute, Division, Dominate, Dope, Double wing, Down, Down field, Draft, Drop back
    E)Echelon, Electrifying, Eligible, End-zone, Endorsement, Ends, Endurance, Energetic enhance, Enshrine, Equipment, Excel, Execute, Exercise, Exhibition games, Expansion
    F)Fame, Fans, Field judge, Fitness, Force, Forceful, Formation, Forward pass, Foul, Fracture, Frenzy, Fullback, Fumble
    G)Games, Gear, Goal, Gridiron, Grievous, Grit, Guard
    H)Half, Halves, Hash marks, Healthy, Heisman trophy, Helm, Hits, Holding, Hollering, Hostility, Huddle
    I)Illegal procedure, Impact, Improvement, Inaugural, Inbound, Incomplete, Industrious, Ineligible, Injuries, Instinctive, Instructions, Integrity, Interception, Intercollegiate, Interference, Intermission, Interview, Ire
    J)Jargon, Jeer, Jerk, Joy, Jubilation
    K)Kick off
    L)Lateral pass, Leader, Leadership, League, Limelight, Linebacker league, Lineman, Lockers, Loss
    M)Maim, Manager, Match up, Maximize, Mayhem, Measurement, Medication, Menace, Metabolic, Midfield, Motivate, Muscles
    N)Negotiate, Nemesis, NFL, Nimble, Noisy, Notoriety, Numbers
    O)Offense, Offensive, Official, Offside, Opponent, Opportunity, Organization, Out of bounds, Outstanding, Ovation
    P)Parallel, Participation, Passes, Passion, Pattern, Patterns, Penalties, Penalty, Percentage, Performance, Perspective, Photos, Pick, Pigskin, Planning, Players, Playoffs, Popularity, Position, Possession, Post season, Practice, Praise, Pressure, Prevention, Professional, Prohibited, Protection, Publicity, Punt
    Q)Qualify, Quarter, Quarterback, Quick, Quiver
    R)Ranking, Ratings, Recognition, Record, Recruit, Red shirt, Referee, Rehabilitation, Reserve, Resilient, Retaliation, Revenue, Rival, Roll-out, Rough, Rush, Rushing, Ruthless
    S)Score, Scoring, Scout, Scrimmage, Season, Sell out, Shift, Sidelines, Signal, Single wing, Skill, Skirmish, Snap, Spectacle, Speed, Spirit, Split-second, Sport, Sports page, Sportsmanship, Squad, Stamina, Standards, Steroids, Strain, Strategy, Streak, Strength, Stress, Success, Swagger, Sweep
    T)T-formation, Tackle, Team, Teammate, Teamwork, Television, Threaten, Throw, Thwart, Tie, Timeout, Title, Together, Top-rated, Toss, Touchdown, Traditional, Trainer, Training, Try out, Turnover
    U)Uniforms, Unusual, Urgency
    V)Variation, Variety, Velocity, Victory, Violent, Vulnerable
    W)Waiver, Warm up, Wind, Wing, Winning, Workout
    X)X-rays
    Y)Yardage, Yells, Youth
    Z)Zeal, Zealous, Zigzag, Zone
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